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Rosen, Lisa; Jacob, Marita – European Educational Research Journal, 2022
Teachers with so-called migration backgrounds are often assumed to possess higher intercultural competencies or skills for more adequately dealing with migration-related diversity than other teachers. However, these assumptions of higher intercultural competencies, specific pedagogical orientations and attitudes have rarely been systematically…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Foreign Countries, Migrants, Cultural Awareness
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Han, Feifei; Degotardi, Sheila – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
This study examined infant educators' conceptions of infant language development and approaches to supporting the development. The phenomenographic analyses of interviews with 59 educators identified five and six hierarchically related conceptions and approaches respectively. The conceptions were broadly distinguished as deep or surface…
Descriptors: Infants, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Language Acquisition
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Hainline, Mark S.; Burris, Scott; Ritz, Rudy A.; Ulmer, Jonathan D. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2021
Litigation in education has drastically risen over past decades, representing the need for teachers to have a foundational knowledge of the educational laws which govern them. The myriad of educational law sources and the perpetually changing nature of school law serve as barriers for teachers' competence in educational law. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Agriculture Teachers, School Law, Educational Needs, Inservice Teacher Education
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Ntow, Forster D.; Adler, Jill – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2019
Previous studies have reported the influence of professional development (PD) on participating teachers' identities. However, "what" goes on in PDs, "how" and "why" they shape particular identities require further investigation. This study contributes in this direction by drawing on the notions of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Professional Identity, Faculty Development, Teacher Background
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Markowitz, Anna J.; Sadowski, Katharine; Hamre, Bridget – Early Education and Development, 2022
Research Findings: Many policy efforts designed to improve the quality of early care and education (ECE) settings in the United States have focused on increasing teachers' education levels, despite the weak evidence linking education to quality. Much of this evidence comes from studies with single-sector samples (e.g., only child care, Head Start,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Quality, Teacher Student Relationship, Early Childhood Education
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González-Martín, Alejandro S.; Hernandes-Gomes, Gisela – Research in Mathematics Education, 2020
In this paper, we examine how differences in the academic and professional backgrounds of engineering teachers shape their personal relationship to the use of mathematics in engineering practices, and whether these differences affect some of their practices. The analyses herein are based on an institutional perspective and employ Chevallard's…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, College Faculty, Teacher Background, Teacher Attitudes
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Schwartz, Eric – Journal of Political Science Education, 2020
We do not all arrive at a career in academia on the same road. Many of us, particularly those of us teaching at community colleges, come to teaching as a second career, after working many years in a field that may be related but distinct from our primary teaching field. These first careers can be used as a resource as we embark on new careers. In…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Teacher Background, Career Change
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Küçüktepe, Coskun; Balkan, Sevgi – International Education Studies, 2021
The current study aimed to investigate the relationship between class teachers' level of mathematical thinking and level of anxiety about mathematics teaching in terms of different variables. To this end, the correlational and causal comparative method, one of the qualitative research methods, was used in the study. The study group of the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Anxiety, Teacher Attitudes
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Eckhaus, Eyal – Higher Education Studies, 2020
This study is a pioneer study that seeks to explore the association between supervision outputs and the nature of the supervision (by e-mail, face-to-face, the student's independence). In addition, the association between the supervising lecturer's personal background (gender, age), professional background (faculty, tenure, excellence in…
Descriptors: Supervision, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, College Students, Supervisors
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Marklund, Emil – History of Education, 2021
By exploring demographic data on teachers through a Bordieusian lens, this study aims to analyse the socio-economic background of primary school teachers in northern Sweden depending on gender and type. The rural area under study follows a national development where the number of primarily female teachers and junior school teachers increased…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Background, Socioeconomic Background
Turgut, Mustafa; Ince, Murat – Online Submission, 2022
The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between nomophobia and the level of using educational technologies in teachers working in the centre of Zonguldak. A total of 274 teachers, 128 female and 146 male, participated in this study which was conducted by using a relational survey model. "Scale for Determination of Level of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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Qiu, Xuyan; Fang, Chang – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2022
The globalisation of higher institutions has led to the emergence of EMI courses offered by faculty with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Existing literature has revealed that the cultural and linguistic backgrounds of English language teachers affect their teaching behaviour. However, this issue is relatively under-explored among EMI…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Undergraduate Students
Lee, Daphnee Hui Lin – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2020
This paper examines the unintended consequences of state language policy and planning (LPP) that adopt subtractive approaches on teachers' subsequent receptivity to policy fine-tuning. A comparative approach is adopted in this statistical study of two strategic contexts, where the influence of the world's two leading languages--English and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Language Planning, Native Language
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Mantel, Carola – Intercultural Education, 2020
There have been calls in many European countries to diversify the teaching staff as a response to increasing diversity within student populations. These calls are often based on underlying assumptions that teachers with a migration history are well placed to act as 'intercultural mediators' and 'role models' for successful integration. However,…
Descriptors: Teacher Background, Immigrants, Diversity (Faculty), Foreign Countries
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Tarhini, Abbas; Tarhini, Jihan; Tarhini, Anwar – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: Research has shown that information technology has a tremendous effect on higher educational (HE) institutions. The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework that would depict and highlight on the financial, cultural, political and social difficulties that affect the adoption of technology in HE institutions.…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Adoption (Ideas), Technology Integration, Higher Education
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